American Revolution

  • The Albany Congress

    The Albany Congress
    They met in Albany and held daily meetings at the City Hall, offical delegates from several colonies considered strategies from Indian diplomacy and put forth the so called Albany Plan of Union
  • The Sugar Act

    The Sugar Act
    The British placed a tax on the things they thought were important. The did this because the wanted more money to help provide for the security of the colonies
  • The Currency Act

    The Currency Act
    This act prohibited the colonies from issuing paper money in any form. It was an effort to reapply to the colonies the old principles of mercantilism.
  • The Stamp Act Congress

    The Stamp Act Congress
    It was a meeting in the building that would become federal hall in New York city consisting of delegates from 9 to of the 13 colonies that acted upon the recently passed stamp act
  • The Declaratory Act

    The Declaratory Act
    This stated that Britian could still pass laws affecting the colonies. It also gave parliament power over the colonies
  • Proclamation of 1763

    Proclamation of 1763
    The proclamation was an attempt to prevent the colonist from going west, and passed the appalachian mountains. The British did this to prevent future issues between Native Americans and the colonist
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    The Boston Massacre was a street fight between a patriot mob
  • The Gaspee Afair

    The Gaspee Afair
    local vessel out of Newport was under way to Providence when its captain baited the HMS Gaspee and lead Duddington into shallow waters near Warwick. News of the grounding quickly reached Providence and a party of fifty five, lead by a man named John Brown, planned an attack on the ship.
  • The Tea Act

    The Tea Act
    It was designed to prop up the east India company which was floundering financially and burdened with 18 pounds of unsold tea
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    The British were starting to get mad because the colonies were going to tax them on tea and sugar. So the British decided to go to war for no taxing on the tea and sugar